The hits just keep on coming for the Kentucky baseball team.
The Wildcats pounded out 16 hits — their most in a conference game this season — and drubbed Georgia 11-2 Sunday for their first series win in Athens since 2000.
Kentucky, ranked second by Collegiate Baseball and 10th by Baseball America, improved its school-record start to 27-2, 7-2 in the Southeastern Conference.
J.T. Riddle went 3-for-3, including his second home run, and scored a career-high four runs for the Cats. Matt Reida had a career-high three hits, and Austin Cousino went 2-for-5 with his fifth homer of the year.
Thomas McCarthy drove in three runs. Everyone in the UK lineup had at least one hit.
UK starter Corey Littrell (4-0) allowed eight hits and one run in a career-high 72⁄3 innings. He walked two and struck out five.
Littrell allowed a run in the bottom of the first before finishing with six consecutive scoreless innings against the Bulldogs (18-10, 4-4). Junior reliever Tim Peterson gave up a solo homer but got the final four outs.
Kentucky improved to 5-1 against top-25 teams this season..
Kentucky tagged Georgia starter Michael Palazzone (0-2) for 11 hits and eight runs in five innings. Over his last three starts against the Cats, Palazzone has allowed 25 runs in 141⁄3 innings.
UK begins a five-game homestand on Wednesday against Dayton. Ole Miss comes to town this weekend.